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Sierra Starr Phil's Selection Zinfandel, 2009

Heavy bramble, blueberry, blackberry, and wood flavors. No finish or smoothing evident too much from blending process. Link to winemaker. Effective 6/10.

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Sierra Starr 'Rising tarr' Cabernet Franc, 2009

Very high semblance to a cardinal Cabernet Franc, with lots of character. Cranberry, baked goods, pie, yeast, vanilla, no sourness, sediment and soil mouth feel. Probably only lacked substance and density. Link to winemaker. Effective 6/10.

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Sierra Starr Old Clone Zinfandel, 2009

Bright zinfandel with strong wood vanilla, strawberry and anise. Limited flavors but well combined. Link to winemaker. Effective 6/10.

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Sierra Starr Jack's Blend, NV

This is primarily Zinfandel. Pepper foremost, wood, mineral, vanilla, and decent strong finish. Link to winemaker. Effective 6/10.

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Sierra Starr Sauvignon Blanc, 2011

Whiskey first impression — sour, wheat grass, dense, with light cream feel. Excellent finishing. Link to winemaker. Effective 7/10.

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Smith Vineyards Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, 2008

Pungent, high in tannin, beef and beef tannin, bouillon, white pepper, light oak, medium finish. Link to winemaker. Effective 6/10.

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